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3-Hour Pre-World Happiness Summit Workshop


Learn how to reduce mental health risks & increase psychological wellbeing in the workplace through transformational mindfulness strategies.


March 12, 2020



9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT



Newman Alumni Center, University of Miami

About the Workshop

Mindfulness should no longer be considered a “nice-to-have” for executives. It’s a “must-have.”
Harvard Business Review, 2015

The contemporary working environment is frequently challenging, leading to employees struggling with engagement, absenteeism, presenteeism, and mental health issues. On the bright side, research clearly indicates that wellbeing interventions are highly effective in reducing those risks while providing greater resilience for employees. In fact, the World Health Organization indicates that for every US$ 1 put into treatments and interventions for mental health in the workplace, there is a return of US$ 4 in improved health and productivity.

Through years of research and practice, it has been shown that mindfulness leads to employee mental health improvements. A study with Duke University, involving more than 10,000 Aetna employees practicing mindfulness, reported:


Reduction in overall employee
stress levels


Average minutes per week
of added productivity


Annual healthcare
savings per employee

Why Attend?

This workshop invites you to become acquainted with the benefits of implementing a Mindfulness at Work program. This revolutionary mindfulness program utilizes contemporary and research-based tools through which mindfulness transforms the experience of employees at work. MAW emphasizes the application of mindfulness in a modern world; our mental health challenges at work should be addressed through mindfulness practice that is practical, accessible, and relevant to our everyday lives. Step by step, we will take you through the idea of combining the reduction of mental health risks while increasing psychological wellbeing. As part of this process, we will practice together with a variety of transformational activities and exercises, taken from our program, which you could then practice on your own or offer to your clients, groups, and workplace.

About Dr. Itai Ivtzan

Dr. Ivtzan is a positive psychologist, a senior lecturer, and the program leader of MAPP (Masters in Applied Positive Psychology) at the University of East London (UEL). He is also an honorary senior research associate at University College London (UCL). He published many books, journal papers, and book chapters and his main areas of research are spirituality, mindfulness, meaning, and self-actualization.

For the last 15 years Dr Ivtzan has run seminars, lectures, workshops and retreats, in the UK and around the world, in various educational institutions and at private events while focusing on a variety of psychological and spiritual topics such as: positive psychology, psychological & spiritual growth, consciousness, and meditation. Dr. Ivtzan is confident that meditation has the power to positively transform individuals and even the whole world. Accordingly, he has been investing much time in studying meditation at the university, writing books about it, and teaching it.

Dr Ivtzan is also a qualified psychotherapist. As part of his therapeutic work, Itai offers Awareness Coaching (a couple of sessions) and Awareness Therapy (long-term work) allowing clients to remove unconscious blocks and achieve their full potential.

Our Sponsors

The Mindfulness at Work (MAW) workshop is sponsored by the School of Positive Transformation and the WOHASU® Foundation

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Newman Alumni Center

6200 San Amaro Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33146

For registration details and more information contact Eliana Waldman at [email protected].

University of Miami

Newman Alumni Center

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Learn how to reduce mental health risks & increase psychological wellbeing in the workplace through transformational mindfulness strategies.